BLOOMINGTON, Minn.--Family and friends of Terri Goembel host the third annual GIST Cancer Research Fundraiser to honor Terri's memory. The fundraiser is Friday, June 27 at the Knights of Columbus in Bloomington.

Terri was diagnosed with a cancerous Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor in January of 2011 and lost her battle with cancer on May 9th of that same year.

The fundraiser to honor Terri will include a silent auction, appetizers and beverages. Attendees are also encouraged to participate in the event by donating blood. A blood mobile from Memorial Blood Centers will be onsite at the event. The blood drive will take place from 4:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m. and the fundraiser will start at 7:00 p.m.